NH&MP to launch traffic management system


ISLAMABAD: As many as 53 under-training senior officers (BPS 20) of the National School of Public Policy Staff College visited the National Highways & Motorway Police office during their inland study tour on Thursday.National Highways & Motorway Police Inspector General Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema welcomed the participants and highlighted the salient aspects of the department. On this occasion, the inspector general said that the National Highways & Motorway Police would start issuing driving licences in the near future under a strict passing criterion of international standards.The driving licences issued by various district licensing authorities would remain valid for the time being. He said that the NH&MP is launching a traffic management system and under this system, the driving licence would be suspended for six months if the driver commits three major traffic violations. He added that the ignorance of road safety issues was one of the main reasons for the traffic accidents and the NH&MP is trying its best to inculcate road safety awareness among the people. The NH&MP is in the process of establishing a road safety institute of international standard and work on the project would start soon.

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